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ANNOUNCEMENTS

August 2017

Founders Owen Seitel and Elizabeth J. Rest will again serve as adjunct professors of law and co-teach an IP Law Practicum on copyright and trademark prosecution at Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco, California.

July 2017

Co-founder Elizabeth J. Rest named as a Northern California Super Lawyer in the field of Intellectual Property for the second year in a row, a designation awarded to the top 5% of attorneys in California.
www.superlawyers.com

November 2016

Co-founder Owen Seitel to speak at the State Bar of California 41st Annual IP Institute on a panel entitled Surf’s Up! Patents, Trademarks, Trade Dress, Copyrights, and Rights of Publicity in Surf and Board Sports. Program highlights include a discussion of trademark, trade dress, copyright, and right of publicity issues for surf and board sport manufactures, distributors, athletes, and sponsors. Owen will discuss industry-specific IP issues relating to surfboards, paddle boards, and sail boards and the athletes who ride them. He will also address various issues relating to sponsorship and endorsement of surf and board sport athletes.
ipsection.calbar.ca.gov/Education/IPInstitute

October 2016

Co-founder Elizabeth J. Rest becomes Chair of the State Bar of California Intellectual Property Law Section.

August 2016

Founders Owen Seitel and Elizabeth J. Rest continue as adjunct professors of law and co-teach an IP Law Practicum on copyright and trademark prosecution at Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco, California.

July 2016

Co-founder Elizabeth J. Rest was named as a Northern California Super Lawyer in the field of Intellectual Property, a designation awarded to the top 5% of attorneys in California.
www.superlawyers.com

December 2015

Founders Elizabeth J. Rest and Owen Seitel are presenting a live-streaming webinar for Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB) entitled Valuable Names and Faces: The Right of Publicity. Program Highlights include: (1) what does the right of publicity protect and who is entitled to protection? (2) how to protect and exploit publicity rights; (3) use of a third-party's persona; (4) publicity rights laws as applied to historical figures; (5) post-mortem publicity rights; and (6) recent examples of publicity rights issues in the news and in the courtroom.
www.ceb.com

October 2015

Founder Elizabeth J. Rest becomes Vice Chair of the State Bar of California Intellectual Property Law Section.

July 2015

For the third year in a row, co-founder Elizabeth J. Rest was named as a Northern California Super Lawyer Rising Star in the field of Intellectual Property, a designation awarded to the top 2.5% of attorneys under the age of 40 in Northern California.
www.superlawyers.com

January 2015

Founders Owen Seitel and Elizabeth J. Rest asked to become adjunct professors of law and co-teach the Intellectual Property Survey class at Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco, California. Classes begin in August, 2015.